The Arabs later called it el-Ghor or Al-Ghor. But the Ghor is sometimes spoken of as extending 10 miles south of the Dead Sea, and from there to the Gulf of Akabah on the Red Sea it is called the Wadi el-Araba (Wady el-Arabah).
Wadi Araba—satellite view • Note the Timna Park which contains very ancient rock carvings and ancient coppermines associated with King Solomon’s time. It is likely that copper from this site was used by Solomon in building the first Temple of Jerusalem, particularly the huge bronze pillars named Boaz and Yakin. Copper is mentioned many times in the Bible.
“Timna: Israel's Ancient Copper Mines”—Timna Valley had an extensive network of sophisticated cooper mines and is now a major tourist attraction in Israel's south. (video length: 5 minutes)